Sky Wars Presents 17th Annual Fireworks Championship
Nation's largest fireworks competition to feature top pyrotechnicians
By: Missouri Pyrotechnics Association
Sky Wars, which is presented by the nonprofit Missouri Pyrotechnics Association, is the nation's largest fireworks competition and one of the only pyrotechnic competitions in the U.S.
The more than two-hour long fireworks championship will feature invitation-only pyrotechnicians who are among the nation's top fireworks choreographers. Up to 10 highly skilled teams will create award-winning pyromusicals—
Sky Wars will feature The Fireball Dudes, who hold a world record for their signature gasoline fireballs. They will attempt to break another world record at this year's event.
There will be a Children's Festival Area from 2 to 7 p.m., and families are welcome. A wide variety of food and beverages will be available for purchase. Musical entertainment is by Diamond Empire Band from 3 to 7 p.m.
Proceeds from the event will benefit Wags & Whiskers animal shelter and its "Raise the Woof" campaign.
Tickets range from $30 to $50 per person for general admission and $130 to $160 for an all-inclusive VIP ticket. Children five and under are free. To purchase tickets or for further information, call (314) 730-0793 or visit Sky Wars (http://www.skywarsevent.com/